Mark Krancer

A legacy in stone, on paper: Historian Wayne Wood releases new book celebrating Jacksonville’s architectural history

A legacy in stone, on paper: Historian Wayne Wood releases new book celebrating Jacksonville’s architectural history

Jacksonville historian Dr. Wayne Wood has written a new book about the city’s historical architecture and notable landmarks. Titled “Jacksonville’s Architectural Heritage: Landmarks for the Future,” the book will be released in early December and pays homage to the iconic buildings and landmarks that have helped define Jacksonville’s landscape and architectural identity. If the title […]

Demolition ahead for old Ford Motor Company plant

Demolition ahead for old Ford Motor Company plant

The days of the old Ford Motor Co. factory are numbered and demolition is in its future. Located at 1900 Wambolt Street, the building sits near the Mathews Bridge along the St. Johns River. The factory was designed by renowned industrial architect Albert Kahn. According to the Jacksonville Historical Society (JHS), it is one of […]